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CNBC
Dec 7, 2012 3:00pm EST
at a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. well, having a ton of locations doesn't hurt. and a santa to boot! [ chuckles ] right, baby. oh, sir. that is a customer. oh...sorry about that. [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. fedex office. >>> here's a story for all of us to pay attention to. think twice about posting negative reviews about a business on the internet because it could land you in court depending on what you say. it's what happened to jane perez. she criticized work a contractor did on her townhouse and suggested some valuables were missing as a result. here are some photos of what she describes as botched home repairs by the contractor whose name is chris deets. >> last month the contractor fired back with a $700,000 defamation lawsuit. this week a judge ordered some of those allegations to be taken down. the court still must decide whether there are grounds for a defamation case. chris is the contractor and joins us now to make his case. we were also supp
CNBC
Dec 13, 2012 3:00pm EST
department of education the average salary of the bureaucrats is $102 per bureaucrat. that's over twice what teachers all across the country makes. >> wow. >> another example is when this recession started there was one bureaucrat in the u.s. department of transportation that made over $170,000 a year. 18 months later, under this administration, there are 1,690 bureaucrats that make over $170,000 a year. we've got to stop that kind of spending, and both parties are guilty. >> hmm. >> you know how it works, sir. congress is in such a state of disfunction right now. they are like a group of firemen that waits to seat fire before they go out to do anything about it and right now they don't see that fire that you're talking about. right now the more immediate concern is this fiscal cliff short term that needs to be solved. is it going to be solved in a timely fashion? >> well, i don't know about that? we're going to see. the president is not coming to the table with any substantive types of suggestions, but we've got to stop spending. we've got to start focusing on spending and actually it's the
CNBC
Dec 6, 2012 4:00pm EST
shows... ... nothing transforms schools like investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. try running four.ning a restaurant is hard, fortunately we've got ink. it gives us 5x the rewards on our internet, phone charges and cable, plus at office supply stores. rewards we put right back into our business. this is the only thing we've ever wanted to do and ink helps us do it. make your mark with ink from chase. >>> welcome back. it's a performance enhancing trick called window dressing used by managers to boost their yearly returns. joining us to protect your money and the risk, understanding the risk better, is ronn ensana. good to see you. what exactly is window dressing? let's get right to the source of this issue. we see it every year. explain it. >> if depends. we've been doing this for 28 years together. when we first started talking about it, it was a way for a portfolio manager not to look dumb. this is what they're talking about in "the wall street journal" today. this
CNBC
Dec 7, 2012 4:00pm EST
transforms schools like investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. or that printing in color had to cost a fortune. nobody said an all-in-one had to be bulky. or that you had to print from your desk. at least, nobody said it to us. introducing the business smart inkjet all-in-one series from brother. easy to use. it's the ultimate combination of speed, small size, and low-cost printing. >>> better than expected numbers on the labor front for november out this morning. u.s. businesses added 146,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate slipped to 7.7%, the lowest level in four years. of course, that's not the whole story because you had more people dropping out of the labor force. >> well, the former chairman of the council of economic advisers, now a senior fellow at the hoover institution. he joins us with his reaction. would you give it a, what, out of ten? >> i gave you part of the answer too, by the way. you're welcome. >> out of ten, what score would you give this rep
CNBC
Dec 5, 2012 4:00pm EST
balanced framework, we think there's going to be some room to make some investments in education and infrastructure, things that are good for the long-term growth prospects of this economy. we're going to look at the overall mix through that basic prism. >> i want to ask one final question about leadership. the center piece of your stance on the negotiations is to raise taxes on the wealthy. >> that's not the center piece of our plan. the center piece is a balanced mix of spending reforms and tax reforms that preserve the ability for us to invest in things that are absolutely essential to our ability to grow in the future. >> but so far, when it comes to raising taxes on the wealthy, one thing we know about that from all the polls is it's very popular. it's not something in which you're expending political capital to make that happen. tell me again where the president is exercising leadership -- >> i wouldn't say it's ever popular. look at the history of american politics the last 30 years or the last 40 years. never popular to do what this president did, which is to try to explain w
CNBC
Dec 10, 2012 4:00pm EST
insurance, things that people care about, education, infrastructure, we need to collect revenue. when you are talking about collecting revenue from the top .2% of the wealthiest estates, folks whose capital gains, unlike you just said, folks whose capital gains have never been taxed before, because they've never been realized. they've never been sold in the market. >> okay. okay. we have to unfortunately leave it there. we've got time constraints. apologies to robert frank. >> they sucked all the oxygen out of the room. that's okay. dan and jared making nice right there. >> is that making nice? >> that was them making nice. >> okay. >> thank, guys. >>> talk about bang for your buck. mercedes are putting pedal to the metal for your money. >> wait until you hear about the unprecedented deals that are out there. and her financial advisor made a retirement plan, they considered all her assets, even those held elsewhere, giving her the confidence to pursue all her goals. when you want a financial advisor who sees the whole picture, turn to us. wells fargo advisors. [ male announcer ] you a
CNBC
Dec 13, 2012 4:00pm EST
education and skills, unions are a voice for what the future of this country looks like which is we need to invest in our future. we need to invest in our own infrastructure and need to pay for decent education and for skills, for constant skills, and unions are the voice for doing that and unions are an important counterbalance to the corporate voice in this economy and this political system. >> justin, give us your research, justin. you say less than 7% of current union members actually voted in the election that established their union. >> more than 90% of current union members didn't have a chance to vote on the union that represents them and in the last three years union organizing has been at an all-time low. workers don't want unions because unions don't seem to give them anything for the dues that they charge, and don't be fooled. unions are going to charge between $500 and $1,000 every year and a lot of workers, after three years of a union contract, paying $1,500 or $3 howe in union dues are getting nothing in return. that's the beauty of right-to-work law. it holds unions acco
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